• Is matrilineal Meghalaya set to get its first woman chief minister?
Is matrilineal Meghalaya set to get its first woman chief minister?

Castigating the BJP for attempting to form government in Meghalaya, Sangma said, "Respect mandate of the people". The BJP wrested Tripura, the last Left bastion, and received invitation to be part of the government in Nagaland, while Meghalaya elected a hung Assembly.

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  • Mamata Banerjee blames Congress and Left for BJP's Tripura victory
Mamata Banerjee blames Congress and Left for BJP's Tripura victory

The BJP and its new regional partner Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party or NDPP have also pulled ahead in Nagaland and will form government if they hold on to current leads. "We are confident that BJP will win in Karnataka in the upcoming polls", said Shah. After the Assam Assembly elections in 2016, he became education and health ministe...

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  • Who will assume office as the next CM? Northeast Election Verdict Analysis
Who will assume office as the next CM? Northeast Election Verdict Analysis

The BJP, which made a serious bid to dethrone the 10-year-old Mukul Sangma government, also had no seat-sharing arrangement with any party. Pulling off a historic victory, the BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), a tribal-dominated party, together won 43 out of 59 Tripura constituencies.

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  • 'Pari' earns Rs 9.83 cr in first two days
'Pari' earns Rs 9.83 cr in first two days

After dating for three years, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the knot in December, 2017. Last week's small budget release, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety , directed by Luv Ranjan, continued its successful run on its second Friday (2 March), earning a good Rs5.50-5.75 crore nett approximately.

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  • China and U.S. agree to hold dialogue in Beijing
China and U.S. agree to hold dialogue in Beijing

The proposal sparked off concern and speculation at home and overseas that Xi, heading the CPC and military besides the presidency, who recently began his second five-year term would continue for an unprecedented third term and beyond, wielding unquestionable power exercised by the party founder, Mao Zedong, in the heydays of China's revolution.

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  • Three charged over fatal blast at Leicester shop
Three charged over fatal blast at Leicester shop

The three men accused of manslaughter, Arkan Ali, 37, Hawkar Hassan, 32, and Aram Kurd, 33, are due to appear in court on Monday. Sean and Shane, along with Shane's girlfriend Leah Beth Reek, 18, and Viktorija Ijevleva, 22, who was working in the shop at the time, have been confirmed as being among the dead .

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  • Will take 'necessary measures' if US harms trade: China
Will take 'necessary measures' if US harms trade: China

These remarks come after Trump on Thursday announced that his administration will impose 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium products and described trade wars as "good". "We expressed concerns about the trade deficit, lack of reciprocal treatment for USA companies, issues related to transfers of technology, and market access b...

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  • North Korea has made progress in missile program during the Olympics
North Korea has made progress in missile program during the Olympics

The council's North Korea sanctions committee works on the basis of unanimity. The comments came on North Korean State T.V. earlier on Saturday as the USA prepares for joint military exercises with South Korea in April. "We have talked about this policy since day one of this administration; and that's maximum pressure, but it's also the denuc...

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  • United States and Russian Federation clash over blame for Syria chemical attacks
United States and Russian Federation clash over blame for Syria chemical attacks

United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein issued a warning on March 2 about the re-emergence of chemical attacks in Ghouta as well as the fierce Syrian government bombing campaign that he said has targeted civilian areas and hospitals and killed more than 600 people since last month.

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  • Karti Chidambaram taken to Byculla jail, will face Indrani, Peter separately
Karti Chidambaram taken to Byculla jail, will face Indrani, Peter separately

Karti has been taken to Byculla jail and will be brought face-to-face with Indrani and Peter Mukerjea, who are now lodged in jail awaiting trial for allegedly killing Sheena Bora. Chidambaram had then asked them to "help the business of his son and make foreign remittances for the goal", the officials said, quoting the Mukerjeas.

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  • Avalanche strikes on crowded Mammoth Mountain
Avalanche strikes on crowded Mammoth Mountain

One person suffered a "serious lower body injury" and was hospitalized, while another was treated for injuries at a medical facility near the resort and later released, Squaw Valley staff said . Three feet (90 cm) of snow was measured at the Mount Rose ski resort near Reno. The evacuation order says residents should be out of the areas by 6 p.m.

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  • In Meghalaya Verdict, No
In Meghalaya Verdict, No "Major Role" For BJP, Says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Narayansamy that he would be lucky to be the sole Congress Chief Minister in the country soon. The elections were a role reversal for the Congress party and the BJP as the latter had not won any seat in 2013. "We can only help the NPP and encourage the regional parties to form a government", Sarma said. The Italian general election is due to be...

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  • Ex-CIA director: Trump has 'autocratic envy' toward Putin
Ex-CIA director: Trump has 'autocratic envy' toward Putin

In an exclusive interview with NBC News Thursday, Putin denied the new missiles amounted to a new Cold War . German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. One particular sore point for Moscow is NATO's US-built missile defense umbrella across Spain, Poland and Romania, which the alliance says is created to shoot down Iranian rockets.

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  • South Korean envoys to North Korea aim at USA talks
South Korean envoys to North Korea aim at USA talks

Inhofe disagrees. After spending last week in the Far East, he warned of continuing danger on the Korean peninsula as well as a growing Chinese influence. and the United Nations. Regarding President Trump's warning of a " phase two " if new US sanctions against the North did not work, North Korea condemned the remark as "dangerous" and as destr...

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  • Iran criticises France over missile programme stance
Iran criticises France over missile programme stance

European governments have been scrambling to appease Trump and keep the deal intact, and have voiced increasing concern over Iran's missile programme. Trump has repeatedly described the JCPOA, which was negotiated under his predecessor Barack Obama, as "the worst and most one-sided transaction Washington has ever entered into", a characterization h...

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  • Texas college baseball coach fired for blasting Colorado prospects
Texas college baseball coach fired for blasting Colorado prospects

A Texas university fired its baseball coach on Thursday after he denied a recruit from Colorado , claiming that athletes from the state have "trouble passing" its drug tests. "It was just me talking to my coaches and my loved ones like 'What do I do with it, '" Bell said. "Thanks for the interest in our program", Jeffcoat wrote to Cherokee Trail...

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  • Parents gunned down by their son on US college campus
Parents gunned down by their son on US college campus

The suspect in the fatal shooting of two people at Central Michigan University is now in custody, the school said early Saturday. Diva Davis, 47, and James Eric Davis Sr., 48, were found dead from apparent gunshot wounds inside Campbell Hall on the west side of Central Michigan's campus in Mount Pleasant.

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  • German SPD counts coalition votes
German SPD counts coalition votes

The votes will be counted overnight and determine if the grand coalition negotiated over the past four months will take place. "We already know there will have been a very, very high level of participation", said the SPD's acting leader Olaf Scholz as he arrived ahead of the count.

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  • Trump Stuns By Embracing Gun Control
Trump Stuns By Embracing Gun Control

With tears, fears and defiance, students also made an emotional return on Wednesday to their Florida high school where a former classmate went on a shooting rampage two weeks ago, killing 17 people. An increasing number of Americans, both Republicans and Democrats, want more gun regulation, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll that surveyed people...

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  • Who sells what: Where some retailers stand on guns
Who sells what: Where some retailers stand on guns

Morse told the Times of the NRA . Maybe semi automatic guns are more unsafe than revolvers or lever actions, or pumps, or muzzle loaders. Florida , despite its purple politics in presidential years, is seen as a gun-friendly state where much of the population are hunters and support gun rights.

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  • Lucas Pouille reaches third ATP final in four weeks in Dubai
Lucas Pouille reaches third ATP final in four weeks in Dubai

Victory would have provided a milestone moment for Pouille, but it was the Spaniard who prevailed to claim the first ATP 500 title of his career and second overall this season. Pouille recorded 16 aces in knocking off the seventh-seeded Serbian in two hours, 19 minutes. With AP Photos. Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain has earned his second ATP tit...

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  • Killer storm clears northeast US, leaving floods and outages
Killer storm clears northeast US, leaving floods and outages

More record-setting high tides might strike Boston Harbor on Saturday during the midday high tide. The storm brought hurricane-force winds to Boston and nearby shore communities on Friday, sending seawater churning into the streets - the second time the area has been flooded this year.

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  • 'The Emoji Movie' Named Worst Picture At 2018 Razzie Awards
'The Emoji Movie' Named Worst Picture At 2018 Razzie Awards

The 2016 animated movie not only claimed worst picture, it also won worst screenplay, director and " worst screen combo ". "Leading this year's list of movie-misfires is the emoticon-based, talking poop opus", the Razzies said in a statement announcing this year's winners , quipping that "The Emoji Movie" still managed to stand out in a year w...

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  • Saudi crown prince to visit Egypt ahead of US, Britain…
Saudi crown prince to visit Egypt ahead of US, Britain…

The visit, in the coming days, comes before he travels to London on March 7 and the U.S., Riyadh's closest Western ally, on March 19. "The signature of the representative of the Egyptian state on the maritime borders agreement between the governments of Egypt and Saudi Arabia is undoubtedly an act of sovereignty", the Supreme Court said in a st...

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  • Chandler High School student arrested for making threat to school
Chandler High School student arrested for making threat to school

The School Resource Officer immediately responded along with Patrol Officers and Detectives. Inside Bullard's waistband, investigators discovered a loaded Taurus 9mm handgun, Yarbrough said. In a search of the vehicle, investigators discovered a hunting knife and a small amount of marijuana, Cooper said. According to the district, students at a...

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